European Central Bank president Mario Draghi: the ECB is expected to make an interest rate announcement. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

European shares rose on Monday, boosted by expectations of more help from the European Central Bank, which weakened the euro and helped carmake(...)

Aryzta chief executive Owen Killian said on Monday that the Swiss Irish food group’s  business in the UK and Ireland returned to growth during the first quarter. (Photograph:Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times)

Aryzta, the Swiss-Irish food group, said on Monday that it grew its revenue by 6.1 per cent in the first quarter to €995m, as its business in (...)

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany. Photograph: Reuters

European shares hit fresh three-month highs yesterday, rising in thin trade as expectations grew for aggressive European Central Bank (ECB) (...)

Applegreen shares rose 3.9 per cent

European investors edged back into safer assets yesterday as a shootout between French police and militants suspected of involvement in the Paris att(...)

Ryanair followed up this week’s news that it made €1 billion surplus in the first half of the year with strong passenger numbers for October. Its shares added 1.07 per cent to end the day at €14.66

European shares closed off their highs yesterday amid continued fallout from the Volkswagen emissions scandal and indications from Federal Reserve cha(...)

Gains at Airbus  and Renault  helped European stocks record their best month in more than six years yesterday.  Photographs: Pascal Rossignol.

European stocks recorded their best month in more than six years yesterday, buoyed by gains at carmaker Renault and aircraft maker Airbus while inves(...)

Rose Hynes is  also chairman of the state-owned Shannon Group plc

Irish agri-services group Origin Enterprises has appointed Rose Hynes as non-executive chairman following a decision by Aryzta chief executive Owen Ki(...)

Building materials group CRH gained 1.54% to close at €24.685 on trades totalling more than 800,000 shares

Markets surged yesterday after European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi signalled that its stimulus programme would continue well into next (...)

Aryzta’s annual report, published this morning, shows a decline in the salary of Owen Killian from 6.1 million Swiss francs (€5.5 million) last year to 1.6 million Swiss francs (€1.6 million) this year. Photo: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The Irish chief executive of Swiss-based food group Aryzta received a compensation package totalling €1.6 million this year, according to the company’(...)

  Brendan Howlin   and   Michael Noonan: The Government plans to devote “almost its entire budget for tax-cutting” to a reduction at all levels of the universal social charge. Photograph: Sam Boal/

Budget to reduce USC The Government plans to devote “almost its entire budget for tax-cutting” to a reduction at all levels of the universal so(...)